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Plant Your Fritillaria Bulbs Sideways

I plan to buy some Fritillaria bulbs this fall. Judging from pictures they’re very tall and stunningly beautiful. But a gardening friend made a...

UP ON THE ROOF 2*

Someone once asked me “If you could tell your customers five things they should do to maintain their roofs, what would they be?” And...

In Praise of Crape Myrtles

Just like spring with the lovely cherry blossoms, Capitol Hill has exploded in dramatic colors throughout the Hill.  Bright pinks, fuchsia, lavender, and white...

Slamming the Door On Open Plan Living

My foyer has walls, which is a nice thing. It also has doors, which I’m also quite fond of. French doors, these are, of...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

I’ve killed another tree peony. I gave it good soil, lots of sun, and water. It lived three years, but this year no blooms...
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